EU renews tough Brexit conditions, asks Britain to pay

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Michel Barnier, the European Chief Negotiator of the Task Force for the Preparation and Conduct of the Negotiations with the United Kingdom under Article 50, dubbed the 'Brexit', speaks at a news conference at the end of the EU General Affairs Council meeting on the Article 50, at the EU Council in Brussels, Belgium, 22 May 2017.

EU renews tough Brexit conditions, asks Britain to pay


The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Monday he expected first talks with London on the terms of Britain's withdrawal form the EU to take place in week starting on Monday, 19 June.

European Union ministers agreed a common Brexit negotiating plan on Monday and renewed their insistence that they would not open talks on a post-Brexit trade deal until London agrees to settle what it owes the Union.

“We want to move to a situation where all the commitments taken by...


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